In the just concluded 2015 Jamb-UTME computer based test (CBT), candidates had the opportunity to get their results the day after the examination.
During registration for the examination, the candidates are requires to provide a valid phone number. Once the exams are concluded, JAMB’s SMS API sends the result to that phone number. As such, you will only need to go to the cyber café if you want to print an original copy of the result.
It was a welcome development on the part of the students. Bulk SMS speed and efficiency in disseminating important information had again been effectively proven. It had never been in doubt.
JAMB MOBILE SERVICE APPLICATION
2 years ago, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) launched a mobile application that is designed to assist candidates in getting important concerning their UTME and admission.
Among the things that can be accessed on the mobile app are: checking UTME results, verifying results, getting back registration number if forgotten and checking for admission status. This application is going a long way in easing up JAMB candidates’ admission experience.
It is only available for use on android phones though and can be downloaded on Google play store.
With these inventions, the versatility of bulk SMS and mobile services in various industries has again been certified, with the education sector not to be neglected. Click here to see how other arms of the education sector can use bulk SMS effectively.
You can be one of the countless bulk SMS users, for its uses are boundless. Sign up an account if you don’t have one. Free SMS units are available after registration.
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